This list of longest tunnels in the world ranks tunnels that are at least 13 km (43,000 ft) long. Only continuous tunnels are included; pipelines (also buried) are excluded.
The Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) is a railway tunnel through the Alps in Switzerland. It opened on 1 June 2016, and full service began on 11 December 2016.
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List of long tunnels by type. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This ... "World's longest tunnel" 1980 - 2000: Arlberg: Austria (Vorarlberg - Tyrol) 13.972 km (8.7 mi)
The 35-mile tunnel that runs below the Swiss Alps is now complete.
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The world's longest and deepest rail tunnel is officially opened in Switzerland, after almost two decades of construction work.
(CNN) — The world's longest, deepest tunnel -- running for 57 kilometers underneath the Swiss Alps -- has finally entered regular service.
Tunnels are some of the most amazing marvels of engineering. But the world's longest tunnels are definitely not the place for a car to break down.
After nearly 20 years of construction, the world's longest rail tunnel opened in Switzerland Wednesday. The 35-mile Gotthard Basel Tunnel is a high-speed rai...
Courtesy of christian111 via panoramio The world's longest tunnels are definitely not the place for a car to break down.. The longest tunnel, in Norway, spans over 15 miles, longer than the entire length of Manhattan, and uses sunrise-like lighting in three halls to help keep drivers alert during the 20 minute ride.
The 10 Longest Underwater Tunnels in the World. Tunnels are some of the most amazing displays of engineering. They handle traffic in efficient ways, and are laid sometimes through mountains and even water to meet the needs of highways and roads.
EU heads to take 57km maiden voyage in €11bn Gotthard base tunnel on Wednesday
Afraid of tunnels? Here's to hoping you never pass through Norway's Lærdal Tunnel, the longest road tunnel in the world.
Tunneling and track-laying for the 35-mile NEAT Gotthard Base Tunnel has been completed, making it officially the longest tunnel in the world, surpassing Japan's 14-1/2-mile Seikan Tunnel. Swiss authorities held a media day inside the tunnel on Monday to announce that most of the technical work for ...
Stretching for 137,000 meters, the Delaware Aqueduct is the longest tunnel in the world.
Norway is the longest country in Europe — nearly every Norwegian I meet proudly boasts that if Norway were a long wooden board and Oslo the nail it hinged on, you could swing the country around and…
The current title holder of world's deepest and longest rail tunnel opened its 34-mile stretch in 1988 to eliminate the tricky storm-filled water passage across Japan's Tsugaru Strait.
Seventeen years after construction crews started boring beneath the Swiss Alps, the world's longest, deepest tunnel officially opened Wednesday.
Regular rail service through the world’s longest tunnel has begun, carrying passengers deep under the Swiss Alps from Zurich to Lugano. The famed Gotthard Base tunnel (GBT) was given a ceremonial opening in June, attracting European leaders including the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and the French president, François Hollande, for its ...
Tunnels; the less appreciated but just as impressive sibling of our famous bridges. Following last week's attempt at discovering the world's longest bridges, this week I'll be giving the longest tunnels...Read More
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